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SSL to Develop In-Space Refueling, Dual-Mode Propulsion Tech for NASA; Richard White Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 22, 2018 — SSL has entered into a public-private partnership with NASA to build two spacecraft technologies under the agency’s Tipping Point program that aims to utilize commercial space capabilities for government missions, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 1. Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR) said Oct. 1 its SSL subsidiary will work to develop …

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BAE Showcases Tech for Secure Geospatial Data Sharing Across Military Networks

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 18, 2018 — BAE Systems has held a demonstration during the 2018 Enterprise Challenge of a software product that it has developed to support and secure data sharing between military, intelligence and federal agencies, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday its XTS Guard 5 technology works to enable …

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ViON Wins Potential $330M DISA IDIQ for SPARC Processor Capacity Services

ViON has won a potential 10-year, $329.6M contract to provide SPARC processor capacity services at Defense Information Systems Agency data centers. DISA received two proposals for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract and will obligate $630K in fiscal 2019 research, development, test and evaluation funds on the first delivery order, the Defense Department said Tuesday. The IDIQ has a five-year …

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SSL Lands Spot on $750M NASA Small Spacecraft Tech Prototyping IDIQ; Richard White Quoted

Maxar Technologies’ SSL subsidiary has secured a position on a potential five-year, $750M contract from NASA to develop spacecraft technologies for the Defense Department. SSL is among three contractors selected to support the the Small Spacecraft Prototyping Engineering Development and Integration–Space Solutions program managed by NASA’s Ames Research Center, Maxar said Monday. Richard …

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Aerospace Corp. Lands $1B Award to Support Federally Funded R&D Center for Space Systems

Aerospace Corp. has received a one-year, $1.05B contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to support engineering and integration of national security space systems via a federally funded research and development center. Work covers planning, systems definition and technical specification operations, as well as user needs assessment, design alternatives, interoperability, …

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Northrop Unveils Expanded Facility for Aerospace Programs in Beavercreek, Ohio

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 28, 2018 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has expanded its composite structures manufacturing center in Beavercreek, Ohio, with a new operational area for additional work on aerospace programs, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday Ohio state and local officials attended the ceremony to open the facility extension, …

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Boeing Closes Millennium Space Systems Buy

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has wrapped up its purchase of Millennium Space Systems in a move that adds small satellite technologies to the Chicago-based aerospace contractor’s portfolio. El Segundo, Calif.-based Millennium Space Systems will operate as part of its parent company’s Phantom Works research-and-development unit, Boeing said Tuesday. The closing of the deal comes nearly …

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Northrop Pushes Workforce Expansion at Composite Aerospace Structures Plant in Utah

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 25, 2018 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has expanded its workforce in Utah with 30 additional jobs filled this year to support the manufacture of composite aerospace structures at its facility in West Valley City, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday it also plans to hire 100 new …

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Johns Hopkins APL Lands Air Force Contract for Space Program Support

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 24, 2018 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has received a $23.8M contract from the U.S. Air Force for lifecycle services in support of the service branch’s space assets, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Defense Department said Thursday the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity award includes a cost-plus-fixed-fee task order and covers technical and program …

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